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Noun: Afro-American  ,a-frow-u'me-ri-kun
  1. An American whose ancestors were born in Africa
    - African-American, African American, Black American
Adjective: Afro-American  ,a-frow-u'me-ri-kun
  1. Pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
    "Afro-American culture"; "many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American";
    - African-American

Derived forms: Afro-Americans

See also: black

Type of: American

Encyclopedia: Afro-American